Back in ancient Roman times, Antalya was a major port city and a known trading destination. Today, this town is known for its resorts and beaches and is one of Turkey’s most visited tourist destinations. Situated on the Mediterranean, this area is also known as Turkey’s “Turquoise Coast” owing its blue waters. The resort town of Antalya was the last place we visited on our 8 day Turkey trip. There are a lot of things to do as a part of day trips around Antalya. However, our goal in Antalya was to relax and take it easy. This post covers 10 things to do in Antalya that are not far from the heart of the town and can be done with very minimum effort.Continue reading “10 Things to Do in Antalya”
The southern region of Andalusia in my opinion is Spain’s beating heart and its capital Sevilla or Seville is a wonderful example of this. The city is famous for flamenco dancing, the ornate Alcazar castle and its gothic cathedral. I spent 2 days in Seville and really enjoyed exploring the sites and sounds of the city. Here are all the places you can visit if you have 2 days in Seville.Continue reading “How to Spend 2 Days in Seville, Spain”
Christmas in America is pretty much over the minute the clock strikes 12 AM on the 26th of December. Spain, however celebrates Christmas or Navidad all the way until the 6th of January. This day marks the feast of epiphany or the feast of the three kings in the Catholic calendar and usually signals the end of Christmas.
I got to spend Christmas in Spain last year and really enjoyed the extended celebrations. Here are some of the cities I visited in Spain during Christmas and the festivities in each city.Continue reading “Christmas in Spain – Festivities in Spanish Cities”
While the bigger cities like Barcelona and Madrid are the face of Spain, smaller cities like Córdoba are Spain’s sole. Rich in culture and steeped in history, Córdoba was once an important Roman city and then an Moorish stronghold in the middle ages. Today, this Andalusian town in the South of Spain, with its well intact remnants of the past, attracts tourists from all over the world. This post covers top attractions in Cordoba and its best highlights.Continue reading “Top Attractions in Córdoba, Spain”